The Centre is expected to ask states to submit their plans and funding requirements for providing electricity to four crore families under the Saubhagya scheme by December next year, as per the agenda for a conference of power ministers.
After launching the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana for universalizing electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is readying a raft of power sector structural reforms including legal provisions to drive electricity demand
Raj Kumar Singh on Tuesday took over as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy here today.
The government has named former bureaucrat Raj Kumar Singh as Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the ministry of power and new and renewable energy following the cabinet reshuffle on Sunday.
Know Your Minister: Raj Kumar Singh, The New Minister Of State For Power And New & Renewable Energy.
Stepping into the shoes of Piyush Goyal is certainly not an easy task and more so when it comes to the power and renewable energy ministries that have seen a huge turnaround in the past three years under Goyal.